https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/online-safety.jpg 1000 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2023-11-15 18:44:592023-11-15 19:31:43Online Safety is Self-Awareness: Creating Healthy Cultures at Work and at Home
Increasingly, families are looking to pediatricians for education on how to create healthy boundaries around digital media use. What do families and pediatricians need to know in order to support kids in practicing online safety? What is online safety, and what does it look like in practice? Marissa Maldonado, CEO of Proda Technology, speaks to these questions and shares her thoughts on starting generative conversations at home with children of any age, as both an IT professional and a parent.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/sandy-feet.jpg 1000 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2021-09-15 16:30:102022-03-23 14:26:58Close Communities from Far Away: How Keānuenue Pediatrics Fights for the Underdog
In October of 2020, Dr. Jasmine Waipa founded Keānuenue Pediatrics in Honolulu, Hawai`i, with a goal to create a small practice atmosphere with a tech-forward approach. As a Native Hawaiian pediatrician, she is passionate about addressing health disparities.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/fall_river_massachusetts.jpg 833 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2021-07-15 17:53:542021-07-15 17:53:54Building Community Ties in the Spindle City: Pediatric Associates of Fall River
At Pediatric Associates of Fall River, the practice’s eight pediatricians, one nurse practitioner and roughly 50 staff members – many of whom are locals – are united in a common goal to bring high quality health care to this underserved city in southern Massachusetts.
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Dr. Eliza Varadi, the owner of Pelican Pediatrics in Charleston, South Carolina, has made it her goal to serve a diversity of patients from a multitude of backgrounds. Spurred in part by her own immigrant experience as a child, she has built a team that reflects the community she serves.
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Dr. Barbara Howard and Dr. Raymond Sturner have revolutionized how screening and early intervention unfolds in pediatric offices across the country through a web-based platform they developed called CHADIS, or the Child Health and Development Interactive System.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/bball.jpg 1000 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2020-12-01 19:08:232020-12-01 19:10:39Tackling Taboo Topics: Girlology Brings Families Together to Support Girls’ Health
In the 17 years since its founding by Dr. Melisa Holmes and Dr. Trish Hutchison, Girlology has grown into a company with national reach focused on sharing information about health and adolescence with families.
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/mother-and-son-1.jpg 998 1500 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2020-05-11 15:40:332020-05-11 16:24:24Helping Adolescents Navigate the Path to Adulthood
Three pediatricians discuss the positive and negative effects of social media, ways to support mental health, how to better serve youth impacted by the opioid epidemic, and more.
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The impacts of digital media use on children, both positive and negative, are increasingly visible as Generation Z comes of age. How do different types of media affect childhood brain development, and what can pediatricians do to help kids build healthy relationships with their screens?
https://www.independentpediatrician.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/Rural-South.jpg 806 1128 scottbeyer /wp/wp-content/uploads/logo.png scottbeyer2019-07-10 22:25:012022-03-23 14:28:20Rural America’s Invisible Patients, Part I: The South
Increased access to pediatric care for rural poor populations could alter the course of children’s lives, and widespread access could change a community’s future. Three distinct regions of the U.S. provide lenses through which to examine questions of access, utilization, and solutions for the future.
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Dr. Michael Warner is passionate about improving the quality of healthcare through patient co-authorship of health information. That’s why he’s formed the nonprofit Patient Advocacy Initiatives and designed the Patient PreHistory tool.